Picture Book Highlights

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The Pointing Book

HuskMitNavn HuskMitNavn

The Pointing Book is an entertaining and stunning-looking board book where the child is invited to point and play with the drawings. Every page has a dot which you can touch and when the child puts its finger on the dot, the finger becomes ...

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Something happens to an Animal: Anna rescues a Sparrow (2)

Rasmus Bregnhøi, Peter Nordahl

Anna with the red beanie loves to sit by the big window and look out into her garden. And she loves animals. One day a small sparrow flies right into her window. It falls to the ground and stays there. Anna has to rescue it.

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Sausage does not want to go to Daycare (4)

Oliver Zahle, Siri Melchior

Today, Sausage does not want to go to kindergarten. In the end, Dad lets her stay at home, but it turns out to be rather hard work playing with Dad for a whole day...The Sausage series is a cute story about a little girl and her Dad; about ...

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Little Twig's Den

Elvira Fragola

It’s a beautiful autumn day and Little Twig wants to go and pick blueberries in the wood. However, Mama Twig has other plans: she wants her to help clean the house. Little Twig is not best pleased and when she gets the chance she runs off...

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Sally's Dad is a Bad Loser

Thomas Brunstrøm, Thorbjørn Christoffersen

Sally’s dad can overtake anyone on his bike. He is also the fastest runner and he is the one who can hold the most sweets in his mouth at once. Every time he wins, he brags like crazy. It is rather annoying! When Sally complains, her dad ...

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Splint and Sputnik play Families (4)

Inger Tobiasen

Splint and Sputnik are best friends and sometimes they are also friends with Viola. She is full of beans; she is excellent at coming up with good games. And Splint and Sputnik want to join her. Or do they?Viola decides that they are going t...

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Sometimes I Wonder where Infinity Ends

Inger Tobiasen

Before you go to sleep is often the moment when all sorts of thoughts announce their arrival. The boy in Inger Tobiasen’s lovely and heart-warming picture book has an avalanche of thoughts – about sleeping fish, the universe, love and t...

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Ida series

Inger Tobiasen

Inger Tobiasen speaks directly to the child who will have no difficulty recognising the feelings, neither when it comes to the language used, nor the expressive illustrations, which invite the child to “read” the story by just looking a...

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Fanni's Green Book (1)

Inger Tobiasen

Fanni wants to sleep. Dragon wants to sleep too, but his stomach rumbles, and he farts, and Fanni does not like that. She moves farther away, but Dragon's fart sounds very loud, so eventually Fanni wipes him away with her eraser. She still ...

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When Emma became Emma - and how it happened

Peter Gotthardt

Emma is her own - and then again, she is not quite. Everyone says she has her mum's nose and her dad's curly hair. But why is it that she looks both like mum and dad?Emma is 4 years old and very interested in how she was made. She discusses...

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The Big Book of Chit-Chat

Ina Victoria Haller, Lea Letén

Between ages 18 months and 4 years the language of a child is in constant development and the vocabulary grows on a daily basis. This book encourages this development as the children are actively using and practising their language through ...

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Together in our Senses

Ina Victoria Haller, Lea Letén

Pelle and Ronja are off to the Zoo and we learn about the senses through their experience. On every page of the book, there are suggestions for conversations and activities, which will strengthen the child's understanding of the senses. Sev...

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The Little Book of Big Emotions

Ina Victoria Haller, Lea Letén

The emotional development of children needs to be supported and guided in a similar way to linguistic and motoric development. The role of the adult is to help the child understand and regulate emotions and this book provides a helping hand...

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A Small Thing

Rasmus Bregnhøi, Tomas Lagerman Lundme

Two boys find a dead bird on the street. They react completely differently in their encounter with death. One becomes very sad and the other one does not understand why. It is just a bird, he thinks.In a minute the sun will be gone and the ...

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Dream Bikes and Soccer Dogs - Poems for Children

Carsten René Nielsen

Dream Bikes and Soccer Dogs is a wonderful collection of poems for children, packed with unusual imagery, and with stunning illustrations by Mette Marcussen.In the words of the White Raven committee:Dream Bikes and Soccer Dogs is a poetic g...

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I am the Corona Virus

Hjalmar Arnason, Fanney Sizemore

How do you talk to your small child about Covid-19? It is not an easy task to explain why we are no longer able to hug our grandparents, why we cannot share our ice cream with our best friend, why we have to wash our hands until the skin ge...

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Hilbert

Bárður Oskarsson

Bob, the rabbit, and Hilbert, the dog, from Bárður Oskarsson's award-winning, The Tree, are back. When we left them last, Bob was unsure whether Hilbert was actually able to do what he claimed he was ace at, namely to fly. But this time, ...

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Feathers fall like snow

Karen Filskov

The Cuckoo never gets to know his mum, the Vulture has his own internet high up above the savanna, the Vogelkop Bowerbird uses art to attract his mate. Follow the legs of the Ostrich, the wings of the Albatross and the small arrows. Discove...

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Gregory's Garden

Christine Lund Jakobsen, Zarah Juul

Gregory loves his beautiful garden, which he keeps firmly closed with a big gate. What he really wants is peace. One day a creature with green fingers knocks on his door to ask for a favour and soon after several more come knocking. Gregory...

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Book of Farts: an Encyclopeadia of Farts

Stine og Hannah Dreyer

Everybody farts! Even Queen Elizabeth and Justin Bieber. You probably know farts best from yourself, your family, and your friends. But how does a fart become a fart?This is exactly what mother/daughter duo, Stine and Hannah Dreyer set out ...

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Frantz goes to a House Party (9)

Katrine Marie Guldager

Frantz is going to his first house party at Charlotte’s place. He is looking forward to it, but his friend, Karl, thinks that this party is for babies. And he repeats this comment so many times that he almost ruins the party. Especially f...

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Inventions, Knitted Beanies and a Mean Cat

Rasmus Bregnhøi

The friends we make are not always the most obvious ones - this is one of the universal messages in this beautiful picture book about the mouse and cat that make best friends despite all odds.Rasmus Bregnhøi is one of the best illustrators...

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